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The Post Carbon Reader - Richard Heinberg
What can we do to address one problem without making the others worse? This insightful, award-winning collection takes a hard-nosed look at the interconnected threats of our global sustainability quandary and presents some of the most post carbon reader responses.
The Post Carbon Reader has proven to be a valuable resource for policymakers, college classroomsand concerned citizens.
This is what you need to know, period. Distributed by Publishers Group West. The articles were well-written, up to date, and contained some extremely valuable information. I post carbon reader to the students that they keep the book for future reference, instead of selling it back to the bookstore at the end of the post carbon reader.
I plan to use it again next year when I teach Environmental Sociology.
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Post carbon reader students cited chapters very frequently in their term papers which indicates that it is pitched at the right level for them. I would rank it among the three most effective sources that we have ever used. Maybe it is intended to be a palatable primer on global challenges, but it is arguably the lack of alarm that average people feel that will be our undoing.
I have a three year old, post carbon reader I don't take this failing lightly.
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Organized as an anthology, each section of essays covers post carbon reader topics in sustainability, such as climate, energy, water, transportation, food, and waste.
It also includes a small, brief section on Transition Towns. Each author uses relatively lay terms to explain sustainability, which post carbon reader excellent for people who lack significant background in the topic, but leaves those of us who actually study sustainability, yearning for mo Overall, "The Post Carbon Reader" is a great primer on sustainability.
post carbon reader Each author uses relatively lay terms to explain sustainability, which is excellent for people who lack significant background in the topic, but leaves those of us who actually study sustainability, yearning for more.
The sections on water and biodiversity were particularly disappointing.
The Post Carbon Reader: Managing the 21st Century's Sustainability Crises
On a book about sustainability, why would you devote only ONE essay to water?! On the other hand, post carbon reader sections on climate and energy provided relatively thorough overviews of post carbon reader issues, which should remind you where the priorities of the Post Carbon Institute lie.
On the whole, I'm glad I took the time to read all pages of the book. I may even go out and buy my own copy to replace the library item I have right now.
However, the scope of the book is not post carbon reader comprehensive, as its editors implicitly claim. If a second edition were to be published, I would encourage the editors to consider diversifying the authorship i.